The 7 Best Camping Lanterns to Brighten Up Your Camp Site

A glowing lantern held up with the desert in the background

The lack of artificial light while camping gives you the opportunity to see the stars in all their glory. When light pollution is at its lowest the sky lights up with stars as far as the eye can see. The absence of light brings the sky to life, but, that doesn’t mean that you should […]

Hiking Hydration: 11 Tips to Stay Hydrated on the Trail

Close up of a water bottle with the wilderness in the background

The sweet spot of the hiking season is summertime. The sun is out, the birds are chirping, and the trails are begging for a little foot traffic. There isn’t much you need to remember, other than the basics… First and foremost, water… Well, clothes first, then water. It doesn’t matter if your a seasoned veteran […]

Beginner Thru Hiking Tips: 33 Tips to Crush Your First Thru Hike

A man standing on the edge of a lake looking at mountains

Thru-hiking is an experience that changes you in profound ways that are unpredictable and unforgettable. Each person is faced with the challenges and transformations that the trail throws at you whether you are ready or not. There is going to be points along the trail when you question your commitment, ability, physical state, mental state […]

The Best Beach Tents: 7 Canopy Tents for Hot Summer Days

Looking at a the water from the inside of a tent on a sandy beach

The days are getting longer and the nights are getting hotter, which means summer is here. For most people, this involves going to the beach, lounging around in the sun, and soaking up some rays. However, summer’s not all fun and games. Staying out in the sun can cause freckles, sunburns, and even heat stroke. […]

The Best ABC Watches: Hiking Watches Built for the Outdoors

A wooden watch laying in a field of grass

Spending a day in the outdoors, time should be the last thing on your mind and for good reason. You only concerns should be enjoying the outdoors, smelling the roses, and taking it all in. That being said, an ABC watch isn’t there to remind you when you need to go home. It’s designed to […]